Woman Groped Outside Subway Station In Harlem

forcible_touching-in-harlem-subway1The NYPD is searching for a man suspected of groping a woman inside a Harlem subway station last month.

As a 47-year-old woman was entering the Central Park North–110th Street station around 7:30 a.m. on October 24th, 2016 she was approached by a man who grabbed her pelvic region from behind, police told source. The man then fled the station and has not been caught since.

The woman did not suffer any physical injuries, police said.

Police release a surveillance photo of the suspect Tuesday. The man appears to be elderly and has a gray beard, according to the photo (pictured above). At the time of the attack the man was wearing a black cap and black jacket, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577. All tips are confidential.

Photo courtesy of NYPD

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